HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A small plane had to make an emergency landing Sunday night on Highway 22 between Highway 905 and Highway 90, according to Horry County Fire Rescue.
Officials said it happened about 5:30 p.m. and the Myrtle Beach-bound lanes of traffic were blocked.
The aircraft was damaged, but no injuries were reported, HCFR said.
The Federal Aviation Administration told News13 four people were on board the single-engine Cessna 182. The FAA’s preliminary findings show the plane experienced “engine issues.”
The FAA registry shows the plane is registered to Stanley Aero Club Inc. out of Belmont, North Carolina.
According to flight tracking data from FlightAware, the plane took off from Gastonia Municipal Airport in North Carolina at 4:09 p.m.
The Horry County Police Department and the South Carolina Department of Public Safety are assisting.
HCFR said the plane was towed away before 8:00 p.m. and the road has reopened.